Not a Pet
Social Science • 4m 42s
Every year hundreds of cheetah cubs are stolen from the wild, decimating the dwindling population of Africa's most endangered big cat. For every 5 cubs that are taken, only 1 survives. Smuggled into the Middle East to be sold as exotic pets. Investigating this illegal trade and the role social media plays in fueling the demand, Not A Pet seeks to expose this shocking and cruel industry.
Director & Producer: Andrea Walji
4 min | UK, Europe
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